Permit to Light a Fire or Burn Material - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to light a fire or burn material on a thoroughfare, verge or other public land. A permit will not be issued during certain time periods of high fire risk. Please refer to the Restricted Fire Permit if you intend to light a fire during a period of high fire risk.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must ensure that:

  • There is no other appropriate means of disposal;
  • The material does not include any plastic, rubber, food scraps, green garden materials or other material which may become offensive when burnt;
  • A haze alert has not being issued by the Bureau of Meteorology during the time burning is to take place; and
  • If you are using an incinerator, that it meets the minimum specified standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Permit to Light a Fire or Burn Material - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2012

Local Government Property Local Law 2003

Administering agency

City of Karratha

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services

City of Karratha

Operating address: Lot 1083 Welcome Road
Karratha
WA 6714
Mailing address: PO BOX 219
Karratha, Western Australia 6714
Phone: 08 91868555
Email: enquiries@karratha.wa.gov.au